Duquesne Light Company, headquartered in downtown Pittsburgh, is a leader in providing electric energy and has been in the forefront of the electric energy market, with a history rooted in technological innovation and superior customer service. Today, the company continues its role as a leader in the transmission and distribution of electric energy, providing a secure supply of reliable power to more than half a million customers in southwestern Pennsylvania.
- Coordinate work assignment schedules from a global perspective on a week ahead basis for all field personnel. Work to create consensus on a daily basis between internal customers and field supervision.
- Receive emergency work, evaluate available resources, and assign work to the most optimum field personnel for immediate action.
- Develop Work Plans that balance available hours with Capital and Non-Capital work load.
- Utilize Maximo to evaluate Projects, Preventative Maintenance, and Corrective Maintenance work and Schedule according to the Work Plan and weekly/daily schedule availability.
- Make occasional field visits to monitor the progress associated with construction of work projects.
- Analyze and recommend overtime requirements by managing work schedules that maintain balance between types of work, work force availability, reliability, cost, and customer commitment.
- Assist engineering and operating groups by recommending design alternatives and methods to existing and new electrical installations in order to solve construction related technical problems.
- Ensure work orders are pointed to correct funding project number and are closed in a timely manner after construction is completed.
- All personnel must follow all Company and Department procedures and regulations, including safety requirements.
- Participate in storm role duties.
- Other duties as assigned.
Roles at this level require a university / college degree in Engineering, or related technical discipline. May be familiar with engineering or construction project management applications such as Primavera or Microsoft Project. Valid state driver's license required.
Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering
NOTE: This position will be filled at the Associate I,II,II or IV level based on education and experience.
- Ability to plan and direct the work of others
- Strong interpersonal and communications skills
- Ability to analyze and develop strategies to effectively schedule multiple projects
Ability to prioritize projects based on available resources. Draws on education to perform role. May be new to the body of knowledge of given discipline or specialty area. Accountable for direct level of reasoning and decision making.
Primary focus is on daily deliverables, outputs and reporting. Accountable for managing one’s own time and work flow. Responsibilities are generally tactical in nature and work is typically of moderate to complex in nature requiring the incumbent to draw on previous knowledge to perform role. Continues to build knowledge base but has a solid foundation to act independently the majority of the time. Still draws on experts and managers when needed but not frequently.
This position requires driving to various job sites, many of which are unimproved. Review of the work requires walking and climbing inside energized substations, unimproved sites, on city streets. The environment subjects the incumbent to continuous exposure to construction site dust, dirt, outdoor cold, fumes, liquids, noise and street traffic. The hazards consist of energized high voltage lines and equipment, open excavation and trenches, protruding reinforcing bar, and moving construction equipment.
Reporting location is to be determined but will eventually be at one of the five Service Center locations.
Duquesne Light Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all people in all aspects of the employment relationship, without discrimination because of race, age, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran or any other unlawful basis, as defined by applicable law, and fostering a workplace free of unlawful discrimination and retaliation. This policy affects decisions including, but not limited to, hiring, compensation, benefits, terms and conditions of employment, opportunities for promotion, transfer, layoffs, return from a layoff, training and development, and other privileges of employment. An integral part of Duquesne Light's commitment is to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws concerning equal employment and affirmative action.